North Korea confirms missile test from train

Pyongyang says drill aimed at ‘checking and judging’ proficiency of the weapons that hit a ‘set target’ in the East Sea. Published On 15 Jan 202215 Jan 2022 North Korea confirmed on Saturday that it test-launched ballistic missiles from a train in what was seen as an apparent retaliation against fresh sanctions imposed by the United States….

Russia prepares a pretext for invading Ukraine, A Us official says.

The Kremlin says reports that Russia is preparing a provocation are ‘unfounded’, as tensions reach new heights. By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 2342 EAT On 14 Jan 2022. Russia is preparing  to create a pretext for a broader invasion of Ukraine and has already prepositioned operatives to conduct a “false flag operation”, officials in…

5 Players exit Uganda’s Insurance Business

The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) has authorised a total of 131 industry players to conduct insurance business effective January 1, 2022. Last year, at least five players in the sector exited Uganda’s insurance market. Metropolitan Life and Catherine’s Medicare will not conduct insurance business in 2022 after they choose to wind up operations. International Air…

COVID boosters not viable strategy: says WHO.

UN health agency calls for new vaccines that better protect against transmission amid emerging coronavirus variants. By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated On 11 Jan 2022 at 2236 EAT Repeating booster doses of the original COVID vaccines is not a viable strategy against emerging variants, the World Health Organization (WHO) said as it predicts that more than…

Sudan PM Hamdok resigns.

Hamdok resigns less than two months after he signed a political agreement with the military following the October 25 coup. By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 0639 EAT on 03 January 2022. Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has resigned amid political deadlock following a military coup that derailed the country’s fragile transition to democracy. In…

Paleoanthropologist in Kenya Richard Leaky dies at the age of 77.

Published By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 2306 EAT on 2 January 2022. The legendary paleoanthropologist’s groundbreaking discoveries helped prove that humanity evolved in Africa. World-renowned paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, known for his fossil-finding and conservation work in his native Kenya, has died at 77, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced. Leakey, whose groundbreaking discoveries helped…

US to boycott 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Washington’s move is aimed at pressuring China’s over alleged rights abuses, while UK says it will consider boycott in due course. Published On By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated on 7 December at 1242 EAT The United States has announced a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing over China’s “egregious” rights abuses, a move the…

Youth in Agriculture; Agro-Fresh Chief Speaks about E- Farming.

By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated 0807 EAT on Sunday 05th Dec 2021 KAMPALA- ED Agro fresh Uganda Musinguzi Raban Joshua speaks to HICGI News Agency on Youth in Agriculture during Uganda Government E Services Expo at Garden City in Kampala on Friday 3rd Dec 2021 Agro Fresh sells fresh clean organic agricultural produce directly from…